The Vought SB2U Vindicator was an American interwar / World War II onboard dive bomber with an all-metal low-wing structure. The drive was provided by a single radial motor Pratt and Whitney R-1535-96 with 826 hp. The flight of the prototype took place in 1934, and the serial production was carried out in the years 1936-1937. In total, about 260 examples of this aircraft were built. The deck armament consisted of two 7.62 mm Browning machine guns. The machine could carry bombs weighing up to 500 kilograms on board.